Conflicts began after the BLM banned ranchers from fighting fire on public land. But a surprising solution has emerged.
by Emily Guerin,
May 08, 2013
A fledgling effort in New Mexico's 'Yellowstone of the South.'
by April Reese,
Feb 24, 2014
Rancher Mary Flitner visits with some female bovine
friends before going off to have coffee with the human ladies of
by Mary Flitner,
May 05, 2008
The Conservation Reserve Program, which pays farmers to idle highly erodible cropland, is facing budget cuts and other challenges.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Sep 20, 2011
Bear "product inspectors"; Rapid City, S.D., supports
transsexual city councilman; road rage afflicts runners in Boulder,
Colo.; feral llamas; bovine back-scratchers; candidate Linda Kelsch
tells Utah Legislature to mind its own morals
by Betsy Marston,
Jun 07, 2004
Bryce Andrews kills a wolf in order to save his cattle
– and the lives of other wolves.
by Bryce Andrews,
Aug 06, 2007
William Kittredge brings together new and selected essays
about life in the West in The Next Rodeo.
by Claire Dederer,
Oct 29, 2007
The Bureau of Land Management rewrote a scientific report
critical of its new grazing rules, and two veteran scientists have
quit the agency in protest
by Tony Davis,
Jul 25, 2005
Paul Larmer interviews longtime activist Andy Kerr, director of the National Public Lands Grazing Campaign, about grazing buyouts and the future of public-lands ranching
by Paul Larmer,
Apr 04, 2005
In Montana, the American Prairie Foundation and the World
Wildlife Fund are working together to create a genuinely wild bison
herd, one free of cattle genes
by Frances Backhouse,
May 01, 2006